Tuesday, February 17, 2015

How poverty and mental illness are putting more people behind bars

More Americans than ever before are spending time in jail despite a drop in the crime rate in the past two decades. That's according to a new report that also found that a disproportionate number of people in jail suffer from mental illness. Judy Woodruff discusses the findings with Nicholas Turner of the Vera Institute of Justice and Margo Schlanger of the University of Michigan.



http://youtu.be/YbR9rq2KEIU

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